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Plants to Grow (and Those to Avoid) in Deer Country
Deer are a common problem throughout the country. They love to browse on a variety of trees, shrubs, flowers, and vegetables. Of course, the best deer deterrent is a good fence. Gardeners also...
Shamrock Plants Get a Makeover
To warm-weather gardeners, shamrock plants (Oxalis) are weeds. To Irish-Americans, theyre considered good luck. The new series of shamrocks available for home gardeners might actually turn them...
Watering Cans With a Flair
Now you can choose an indoor watering can with good form and good function that also matches your kitchen decor. The Oxo Indoor Pour & Store Watering Can -- available in seven colors -- features a...
Growing Fragrant Orchids
Orchids are one of the hottest-selling houseplants. In addition to their beauty, they are easy to grow and they flower for weeks, even months. To top it off, some are wonderfully fragrant. There...
In the Garden
When I stick my nose in a flower, I expect it to smell. When it doesn't, I feel cheated. A camellia is a perfect example of a magnificent bloom that has absolutely no fragrance at all. I have tried so hard to find the scent in a camellia that I think...
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Bay Area Gardening Bay Area Gardening; Practical Essays by Master Gardeners , edited by Barbara Euser (Travelers'...
Tool or Gardening Product
SunDay Afternoons Hat My very favorite outdoor hat just blew away! It was lying on the dock last time I saw it. It must...
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- Plant Sweet Peas
- Plant Spring-Blooming Bulbs
- Clean Up the Garden
- Feed the Birds
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